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Pennant, Thomas (1726-1798), naturalist, traveller and topographer

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Surname: Pennant
Forenames: Thomas
Gender: Male
Date: 1726-1798
Biography: ODNB link for Pennant, Thomas (1726-1798), naturalist, traveller and topographer
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P150659 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P22545 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Thomas Pennant
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
corresp and papers
Warwickshire County Record Office
NRA 23685
2
1766: copy of lists of questions and projects of Joseph Banks on his voyage to Newfoundland
Natural History Museum Library and Archives
See Catalogue of MSS...Natural History Museum (1995)
3
corresp and papers
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
See Handlist of MSS, vols 2-3, Annual report, 1980-81, 1985-86
4
c1762-92: corresp and papers
Flintshire Record Office
NRA 24326 Pennant
5
c1755-65: notebook, misc papers
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
NRA 37140 Pennant
6
1790-98: imaginary world tour (22 vols)
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
NRA 30121 Nat Maritime Mus
7
papers
Royal Society
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
8
catalogues etc
Natural History Museum Library and Archives
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
9
1759: catalogue
Oxford University: Sackler Library
NRA 28493 Ashmolean Mus
10
1760-96: notes of journey in Scotland
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
11
treatises on Latin grammar
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
12
1772-75: letters
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
13
letters to George Ashby
Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch
NRA 9538 Suffolk ROscientific

See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
14
1753-56: letters (13) to Henry Baker
Manchester University: University of Manchester Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
15
1767-98: corresp with Sir Joseph Banks (41 items)
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
16
1773-93: letters to Sir Joseph Banks
State Library of New South Wales, Mitchell Library
17
1753-70: letters to William Borlase
Morrab Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
18
1783-87: letters to Bishop Douglas
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
19
1765-71: corresp with Feilding family
Flintshire Record Office
NRA 29391 Birch Cullimore
20
1768-86: letters from JR Forster
Peabody and Essex Museum
21
1786-86: letters (18) from Johann Forster (copies)
Livewire Warrington Library and Archive Service
See Bridson, Natural history MS resources 1980
22
1771-85: corresp with Richard Gough and William Hutchinson
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
23
1760-98: letters from Laurent Gronovius and EAW Zimmerman
British Library, Manuscript Collections
24
topographical papers
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
25
letters (10) from Laurent Gronovius
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
See Accessions to repositories 1986
26
1784-97: letters to Lord Kenyon
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
See HMC [35] Kenyon MSS
27
1755-74: letters (24) to Carl Linnaeus
Linnean Society of London
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
28
1770-95: letters to John Lloyd
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
29
1772-75: letters to John Mackenzie
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
30
1757-60: letters (3) from William Morris incl descriptions of fish found in Irish sea
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
See Annual report 1993-4 p62
31
1789-94: letters to William Owen-Pugh
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
32
1767-69: letters to Paul Panton
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
33
1771-97: letters (283) to George Paton
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
NRA 23720 Paton
34
1793-98: letters (25) to Hester Piozzi and others
Manchester University: University of Manchester Library
See Bridson, Natural history MS resources 1980
35
1790-92: letters to JC Potter
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
36
1774-76: letters (10) to John Price
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
37
1769-70: letters to David Skene
Aberdeen University, Special Collections Centre
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
38
1791-98: letters (22) to Sir James Smith
Linnean Society of London
NRA 9516

See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
39
1767-73: letters (30) from Gilbert White
British Library, Manuscript Collections
40
papers
American Philosophical Society Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995

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